Explosive goes off at home in Tilburg and destroys windows at the front door

An explosive went off at a porch house on Paterstraat in Tilburg on Monday evening. The explosion caused damage to the house. A side window at the front door of the house and a skylight were destroyed. As far as we know, no one was injured.

According to the police, heavy fireworks may have caused the damage. It is unclear whether anyone was in the house at the time of the explosion.

The police reported the explosion on Monday evening around half past eleven. At the time, officers were investigating the home. Forensic specialists were also on their way to Paterstraat. It was not yet clear early on Tuesday morning what the outcome of that investigation was.